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Ovral G Tablet is used for contraception (to prevent pregnancy) and in the treatment of irregular periods. It helps to prevent the release and fertilization of the egg.

Ovral G Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as per your doctor’s advice.

You will have to take the pill on day one of your menstrual cycle and continue taking it for a whole month.

Once the pack gets over, start with a new one. If you experience vomiting within 4 hours of dose intake, take another tablet.

In case you missed your dose and you are late by 12 hours in taking the missed dose, use a condom during intercourse for a period of 2 days. click here: Ovral

some commonly seen side effects

Nausea, headache, and breast pain are some commonly seen side effects of this medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know.

There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.
You might experience spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods.
Consult with your doctor if this occurs frequently or persists longer.

Inform your doctor if you notice swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain, or changes in vision, as it may be a sign of a blood clot.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you smoke and are over 35, or if you have ever had a heart attack or have cancer of the uterus/cervix, or vagina.

Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.
Do not take the medicine if you are pregnant already or breastfeeding.

USES OF OVRAL G TABLET

  • Contraception

BENEFITS OF OVRAL G TABLET

In Contraception

Ovral G Tablet is a contraceptive medicine that stops you from getting pregnant in multiple ways. Firstly, it prevents an egg from being released from your ovaries.
Secondly, it makes the fluid (mucus) in your cervix thicker, which makes it more difficult for sperm to enter the womb.

Additionally, it prevents thickening of the lining of your womb, thereby making it unfavorable for an egg to grow in it.

Ovral G Tablet is a reliable and safe method for contraception if used correctly.
It does not interrupt sex and you can lead a normal routine life without any worries.
Take it as directed by the doctor to get the most benefit.

SIDE EFFECTS OF OVRAL G TABLET

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ovral G

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Breast pain
  • Irregular uterine bleeding

HOW TO USE OVRAL G TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ovral G Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW OVRAL G TABLET WORKS

Ovral G Tablet is a combined oral contraceptive pill. It works by preventing the release of egg (ovulation) and affecting sperm movement in the womb to prevent its union with the egg. It also changes the lining of the womb and renders it unsuitable for pregnancy.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ovral G Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
warnings

Breast feeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of  Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Liver

UNSAFE
Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE OVRAL G TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Ovral G Tablet, please consult your doctor.

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tablet to help you prevent pregnancy.
  • It also results in lighter, less painful, and more regular menstrual bleeding.
  • Take your pill at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • You may experience menstrual irregularities such as spotting or bleeding between menstrual periods or missed periods. Consult your doctor if this persists.
  • Do not use Ovral G Tablet if you are obese, over 35, smoke, on prolonged bed rest or have a history of blood clots.
  • Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you notice unexplained swelling and pain in your limbs, shortness of breath, chest pain or changes in vision. These could be symptoms of a blood clot in a vein.

FAQs

Q. What is Ovral G Tablet and what is it used for?

Tablet is a combined oral contraceptive medicine that contains two hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is used to prevent pregnancy.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Ovral G Tablet?

Take this medicine as per the advice of your doctor. However, take it at the same time each day, to ensure consistent levels of medicine in your body.

Q. What if I miss my regular menstrual periods while taking Ovral G Tablet?

If you miss your menstrual periods while taking Tablet, you may be pregnant. Some women may miss periods or have light periods while taking Tablets even if they are not pregnant. Contact your doctor if you think you are pregnant or have missed one or two periods. This may happen in case you are not taking Ovral G Tablet at the same time every day.

Q. Can Ovral G Tablet cause bleeding or spotting between the regular menstrual periods?

Yes, Tablet can cause some unexpected bleeding or spotting, especially during the first three months. Do not stop taking Tablet because of this.
This bleeding or spotting decreases with time.
You may have unexpected bleeding if you do not take the pills regularly.
Consult your doctor if the spotting continues for more than seven days or if the bleeding is heavy.

Q. What if I forget to take Ovral G Tablet?

If you forget to take one tablet, take it as soon as you remember, even if it means taking two tablets at the same time and then following the usual dosing schedule.

However, if you forget to take two or more doses, you may not be totally protected against pregnancy.

In this case, start taking the tablet as soon as you remember and use a non-hormonal method of contraception such as condoms for at least the next 7 days to prevent pregnancy.

Frequent missing doses may lead to unexpected vaginal bleeding or spotting (blood stain). Consult your doctor, if this persists.

Q. What if I vomit after taking Ovral G Tablet?

If you vomit within 3-4 hours after taking Tablet, then it is considered a missed dose. So, you should take another dose as soon as you feel well enough.

Q. What are the common side effects of taking Ovral G Tablet?

You may experience irregular vaginal bleeding while taking Tablet. Other common side effects include headache, nausea (feeling sick), depression (sad mood), and breast pain. Most of them are temporary if these persist consult with your doctor.

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